Decades of corruption have held Nigeria back — it’s time for change

Ani Nwachukwu Agwu January 21, 2019 0

Picture credit: Flickr/Fasasi Abbas Nigeria has had a checkered political and economic history Like many other African countries, it won its independence in 1960, and went on to install a...

IS DATA INDEED THE NEW OIL?

Hamzat Lawal October 13, 2017 1

I am not very certain that, Clive Humby, when he boldly declared in 2006 that “Data is the new oil” fully grasped the extent to which this statement will become true a decade down the line. Let us...

Essentialism of Community in Transparency and Accountability in Nigeria

Hamzat Lawal September 11, 2017 0

Today is exactly nine months since we have been experimenting the iFollowTheMoney community and this is a perfect time to write about this community;  what led the Follow the Money Team to the...

Want to Follow The Money? You can start your own Chapter

Busayo Morakinyo July 4, 2017 0

In global development governance and the development sector more specifically, the question of sustainability has always recurred. Ideally, if a sustainable structure is put in place, projects and...

The Reprehensible State of Healthcare Provision in Nigeria and World Bank’s USD$55.5 billion to the Federal Government

Chambers Umezulike January 13, 2017 0

Healthcare promotion is critical in building human capabilities and realizing economic development. The United Nations emphasizes that poor health status can negatively affect a person’s...

My Internship At CODE has unfortunately come to an end by Nkem

Hamzat Lawal October 4, 2016 0

Before I could realize it, my three months internship at Connected Development has unfortunately come to an end. After three months of exciting and unforgettable time at CODE, I can say it has...

Growing Insecurity In The State by Titus Tukurah

Hamzat Lawal September 20, 2016 0

“Train your mind to see the good in every situation”. Background The mortality rate (Death Rate) is very high to the extent that the population of the country is decreasing. People lost their...

Goodwill Message at the National SDGs Stakeholders’ Retreat Presented on Behalf of the Civil Society Community by – Hamzat Lawal, Chief Executive, Connected Development [CODE]

Hamzat Lawal August 30, 2016 0

On behalf of the participating CSOs at this very important retreat, we wish to acknowledge and respectfully appreciate the invitation of the CSOs to be part of this very important retreat on SDGs...

My Journey Towards Greatness In CODE by Nkem Iroala

Hamzat Lawal August 16, 2016 0

My father was sent on a diplomatic mission to South Africa, which availed me the opportunity to travel to SA, but I kept in touch with my home country. While abroad, I studied Bcom Financial...

After Secondary School by Titus Tukurah

Hamzat Lawal August 15, 2016 0

Some of our classmates have gone out of the country, some are now graduates, some have married, some have given birth, some are dead don’t forget that too, some are yet to be admitted into...